Beyond the Walls: Felton Library Continues Outdoors

Jim Mosher, member of the Felton Library Friends Steering Committee, explains the work planned for the park and environmental restoration...

FLF Announces New Organization Structure

The FLF Executive team met on October 16, 2017, to consider the need for a more formal structure for FLF.  Within a formalized structure,...

FLF Steering Committee Notes: November 1, 2017

Outcomes: Shared understanding of project progress Guidance to Development Team regarding hiring a fundraising consultant Agreement on new...
Felton Library Festival 2009

A last reminder the annual Felton Library Festival this Saturday, 12:30-3:30 (full details below). Please tell your friends and neighbors about this marvelous free celebration of our Valley's commitment to excellent library services. Tickets to the drawing can be...

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New Leaf Community Day August 27, 2009

Felton Library Friends New Leaf Community Day is this Thursday August 27. Plan to shop at Felton New Leaf that day, when 5% of all profits benefit Felton Library Friends. Thanks, New Leaf! FLF’s annual benefit raffle features seven separate prizes, all worth at least...

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Felton Library Festival September 12, 2009

Plan on joining the fun at the Felton Library Festival Saturday September 12, 12:30-3:30 (full details at bottom). This annual event celebrates the site of the new Felton library, offered to the library system by the Verutti family, as progress continues on efforts to...

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New Library Timeline

Jun 2016
Mar 2017
Spring 2017
Sep 2017
Jan 2018
Mar 2018
Apr 2018
Spring 2019
Summer 2019

Jun 2016

Measure S passes! Santa Cruz Public Libraries sought approval of Measure S, a $67 million revenue measure to fund repairs and upgrades at all 10 neighborhood branches. The Felton Branch was allocated $10 million for the new library located on Gushee Street.

Mar 2017

The County will host a community meeting presenting the conceptual site plan for the 2 acre site. Staff will answer questions and listen to feedback from community members.

Spring 2017

Submittal of development permit application to Planning Department. Staff will prepare reports based on information submitted. A CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) Initial Study is prepared about 3-4 months following submission of a complete application, and is completed once certified by the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission holds a public hearing at the end of the development permit process which takes approximately 6-7 months from submission date.

Sep 2017

This is the projected date for County approval of development permit including a Riparian Exception and Habitat Restoration Plan.

Jan 2018

The final design and construction approvals planned to go before the Board of Supervisors.

Mar 2018

Building bidding and award will be completed this month.

Apr 2018

Construction begins.

Spring 2019

Construction complete. Move furniture, books, computers and complete interior.

Summer 2019

CELEBRATE OPENING!

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